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Bukit Nanas near Kuala Lumpur Tower is one of the oldest permanent forest reserve in the country. It was gazetted in 1906 and was formerly known as Bukit Weld Forest Reserve. It covers an area of approximately 11 hectares and is the only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur. Bukit Nenas Forest Reserve is the only remaining tropical rainforest that still stands tall in the middle of the city, it is one of the oldest forest reserves in the country. It is considered the ‘Green Lung’ of Kuala Lumpur.
Visitor's Info :
Visitors have a chances to see the rich variety of flora that flourishes within the forest includes rare herbs, creepers, ferns, climbers and giant bamboo grasses. There are a few nature trails that you can follow in this forest reserve. The Merbau Trail is about 361m long and the Jelutong Trail is about 300m long. Others, more facilities can found here like playground, gazebo, campsite etc. There has one of Information Centre with a lot information about forestry.
7.00am to 6.00pm daily including weekends and public holidays.
Free of charge
For further information, please contact :
Pejabat Hutan Wilayah Persekutuan
Lot 240, Bukit Nanas, Jalan Raja Chulan
50250 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel : 03-20706342